DIY Succulent & Cactus Soil Mix

DIY Succulent & Cactus Soil Mix

Do you plant succulents and cacti on the regular like me? Have you ever wanted to make you own mix?...

Make your own Potting Mix

Make your own Potting Mix

I rarely buy bags of potting soil from the garden center...I just make my own using a few simple...

The Secret to Perfect, Easy to Work With Garden Soil

The Secret to Perfect, Easy to Work With Garden Soil

OK, all of you seasoned gardeners, it’s time to look away. This secret to perfect, easy to work...

When to Sow and Plant Seeds

When to Sow and Plant Seeds

If you live in the United States or Canada and are wondering when to sow and plant seeds for your...

Garden Tip: Good Soil for Beautiful Gardens

Garden Tip: Good Soil for Beautiful Gardens

Gardening experts at Longfield Gardens help us understand why soil is so important.
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How to Make Your Own DIY Potting Soil

How to Make Your Own DIY Potting Soil

Potting mix is expensive! Quality potting soil is incredibly important for your container plants and...

3 Steps to Prepare Your Garden for Planting

3 Steps to Prepare Your Garden for Planting

Are your plants THRIVING or just SURVIVING? If your garden is not growing well, try these 3 simple...

DIY Potting Soil Recipe

DIY Potting Soil Recipe

Making your own potting soil is as easy as 1, 2, 3 ingredients!

See Our Top Tips to Liven up Your Soil and Grow Your Best Veggies Yet!

See Our Top Tips to Liven up Your Soil and Grow Your Best Veggies...

So you’ve picked out the perfect heirloom tomatoes to plant this year, and can’t wait for those...

Introduction to Nitrogen in Your Garden

Introduction to Nitrogen in Your Garden

You may have noticed the letter NPK on bags of fertilizer or other organic matter in the past. These...

Zoysia Sod Installation

Zoysia Sod Installation

A customer wanted the best grass for their little ones to run through that would make their bare...

My Favorite Soil Amendment: Worm Castings

My Favorite Soil Amendment: Worm Castings

I think of worm castings as soil boosters.

Tips for Gardening in Small Spaces

Tips for Gardening in Small Spaces

Not all of us have large yards to garden in. In fact, the maintenance of large gardens can keep some...

Your Garden's 2013 Hangover: How to Treat It

Your Garden's 2013 Hangover: How to Treat It

Is your garden starting 2014 with a hangover? Here are 5 tips for starting the New Year on the right...

Choosing Organic Soil Supplements

Choosing Organic Soil Supplements

In the past few weeks, I’ve been trying to read everything I can about soil health. In preparation...

Tips for Planting in Vintage Sinks

Tips for Planting in Vintage Sinks

I love old vintage sinks.
It doesn't matter what they're made of... I want them all in my garden.

Prepare the Garden for Winter

Prepare the Garden for Winter

There are a few important steps that can make the garden soil even better and also help the...

Using A Soil Blocking Tool For Easy Seed Starting

Using A Soil Blocking Tool For Easy Seed Starting

If you plan to start seeds each year, you may want to invest in a soil blocking tool. These tools...

Easy Garden Preparation, the No-Till Way

Easy Garden Preparation, the No-Till Way

Sometimes we do things in a traditional way because, well, that’s what everyone is doing so it must...